KAWAI Yasushi

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KAWAI Yasushi
Hokkaido University
Research Faculty of Media and Communication, Division of Media and Communication
Job title
Ph.D(The University of Alabama)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University
Professor, Faculty of Media and Communication, Hokkaido University


Aug 1989
Aug 1991
Master Course, College of Education, The University of Alamaba
Aug 1991
Dec 1995
Doctor Course, College of Education, The University of Alabama

Published Papers

Combining MOLT to COLT Schemes in Assessing Instructional Events
A. Shimura, A. Sano, Y. Sakai, Y. Yokoyama & Y. Kawai
Research Bulletin of English Teaching   12 1-25   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
C. Griffiths, R. L. Oxford, Y. Kawai, C. Kawai, Y. Y. Park, X. Mae, Y. Menge, & N. Yang
System   43 50-63   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Assessing Student Evaluation of English Activities Using the COLT Observation Scheme
Y. Yokoyama, A. Shimura, M. La Fay, H. Ishizuka, Y. Kawai & C. Aoki
Research Bulletin of English Teaching   9 23-44   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
"Elements of Autonomous Language Learning"
Kawai, Y.
The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher   10(2) 21-35   2001   [Refereed]
"A Content Analysis of Listening Comprehension Tests in College Entrance Examinations from the Perspective of Communicative Language Ability"
Y. Yokoyama, H. Ohba, Y. Kawai, Y. Arai, Y. Hirata, Y. Itoh, & Y. Nishihori
HELES Journal   (1) 49-62   2001   [Refereed]


What Japanese speaking English means: English as the second official language and elementary school English education
Hokkaido University Medica and Communication Research Monograph   (69) 77-93   2008
Communicative Classroom Research Using COLT Part B
(5) 1-25   2008
An observation method using COLT Part B and its issues
Media and Communication Studies   (54) 99-113   2007
"Primary school English teacher training programs in Daegu, Korea: A fact-finding field study"
Media, Language and Culture   (52) 1-12   2007
Instruction analysis of a communication-oriented English program using COLT Part A
(2) 41-63   2005

Books etc

Learner Development in English Education
Kojima, H., Ozeki, N., & Hiromori, T. (Part:Contributor, Chapter 2, Learner Diversity)
Taishukan Shoten   Jan 2010   
Lessons from Good Language Learners
Griffiths, C. (Ed.) (Part:Contributor, Chapter 17, Speaking and Good Language Learners)
Cambridge University Press   Jan 2008   


Chicken Soba Noodle Soup: Diaspora in the Twenty-first Century Multicultural Society
Artistic Activity   1999